Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

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Tangipahoa Parish
Museum at Camp Moore.
Museum at Camp Moore.
Map of Louisiana highlighting Tangipahoa Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°38′N 90°24′W / 30.63°N 90.4°W / 30.63; -90.4
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedMarch 6, 1869
Named forAcolapissa word meaning ear of corn or those who gather corn
SeatAmite City
Largest cityHammond
 • Total823 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Land791 sq mi (2,050 km2)
 • Water32 sq mi (80 km2)  3.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density153/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts1st, 5th

Tangipahoa Parish is a parish in the U.S. State of Louisiana.

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